News headlines about Brink's (NYSE:BCO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brink's earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.9066344900575 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Brink's (NYSE:BCO) opened at $73.70 on Wednesday. Brink's has a fifty-two week low of $47.30 and a fifty-two week high of $88.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.66. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,720.00, a PE ratio of 24.32, a PEG ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 1.71.
Brink's (NYSE:BCO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The business services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by ($0.01). Brink's had a return on equity of 36.76% and a net margin of 0.50%. The firm had revenue of $903.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $851.35 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. Brink's’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Brink's will post 3.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Brink's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $82.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 9th. ValuEngine lowered Brink's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Imperial Capital restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $100.00 target price (up from $86.00) on shares of Brink's in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Sidoti upgraded Brink's from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Gabelli upgraded Brink's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Brink's has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $93.50.
In related news, CFO Ronald James Domanico bought 3,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $72.18 per share, for a total transaction of $252,630.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director George I. Stoeckert bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $80.40 per share, with a total value of $80,400.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 12,014 shares in the company, valued at $965,925.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought a total of 21,200 shares of company stock valued at $1,579,655 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 10.40% of the company’s stock.
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Brink's Company Profile
The Brink’s Company (Brink’s) is a provider of logistics and security solutions. The Company operates through nine segments: U.S., France, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, EMEA, Asia and Payment Services. The Company’s solutions include cash-in-transit (CIT), automated teller machine (ATM) replenishment and maintenance, cash management services, including vault outsourcing, money processing, and intelligent safe services, international transportation of valuables, and payment services.
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